TJ is a Vancouver based writer, performer and director of new theatre pieces. He's participated in ninety or so theatre and comedy festivals in Canada, the US, Australia and the UK. He has six published plays and a humour book. He's also interested in movies, literature, television, comic books, history, science, spirituality, tai chi, technology, food and the Enneagram. He generally juggles a dozen projects at a time. He thinks more people should read the books of Barbara Ehrenreich, Gabor Mate, David Mitchell, Dan Savage, Mark Kurlansky, Miriam Toews and Brian Michael Bendis.
Featuring many quotes from Barbara Ehrenreich's book Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy.
Here's what you do: ask questions.
More than just a spouter of great jokes, this guy shows evidence of non-dual thinking.
Short answer: because it reminds you of a boob.
I had day recently full of elements that didn't exist ten or even five years ago. Here's what happened.
Taken from Ms. Fey's recent book Bossypants.
Fives are perceptive, cerebral and secretive. In music, they're often innovative, hugely original and have a love of technology and unusual instruments.
An interview with filmmaker Xan Aranda about her music documentary Andrew Bird: Fever Year.
Allmusic.com is a great resource for audiophiles. It has tons of cool stuff about everyone who's ever made music.
A recent documentary followed Dr. Gabor Mate's explorations of ayahuasca as a therapeutic tool, and featured research on the neurochemistry involved.
A story of "Diamond" Jim Brady, a glutton of Olympic proportions, and a dish he particularly liked.
Albums cost a fair bit to produce. You could kick in for this one without it costing you much at all.
They're closer than you might think.
The arguments presented in Fuck Christmas Theatre are absolutist, naive and terribly flawed. I’m cracking my knuckles in anticipation of knocking them into oblivion.
Every theatre company in North America trots out a tired yuletide play at this time of year with one goal in mind: fleece the rubes!
An extraordinary true story. Hell, even just what the guy cooked is enough to make your eyes boing forward.
People who work in offices are usually pretty rational. But magical thinking can slip in.
What they do is difficult, and underappreciated.
Readers submit questions about the science of everyday life. Other readers answer them.
Enneagram Fours are feeling based, sad, different, determined to forge a unique and authentic personal identity.
- Tom, great to see this inquiry out in the world! Thank you for asking these questions of us all. Loved… Written by Kristina King Meta-Sangha, Infra-Sangha: Or, Who is this "We" Kimo Sabe?
- I love this conversation because I’m involved with the Integral Center in Boulder (formerly Boulder Integral). We have a mission… Written by Michael Porcelli Meta-Sangha, Infra-Sangha: Or, Who is this "We" Kimo Sabe?
- I like the infra-sangha Tom! (thanks for making a link to our article) With love, Ria Written by Ria Baeck Meta-Sangha, Infra-Sangha: Or, Who is this "We" Kimo Sabe?
- Great Job! Written by Bonnitta Roy Meta-Sangha, Infra-Sangha: Or, Who is this "We" Kimo Sabe?
- David thanks, that's a fantastic quote, really captures in pithy form many of points being made in the essay. Tim,… Written by Trevor Malkinson Rhizomatic for the People- Notes on Networks and Decentralization
- One more resource to add regarding Rhizome. A friend just turned me on to this, a short book posted online… Written by David MacLeod Rhizomatic for the People- Notes on Networks and Decentralization
- Thanks Tim, I should probably read that Smil book. We should also throw Dr. Charles Hall's name into the mix.… Written by David MacLeod Rhizomatic for the People- Notes on Networks and Decentralization
- Hi Trevor/David I'd have to add Vaclav Smil's 2005 book Energy at the Crossroads to the reading list. For mine… Written by Tim Winton Rhizomatic for the People- Notes on Networks and Decentralization
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